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CSPAN
Sep 19, 2010 11:00pm EDT
same church as the whites? >> we used to live in the lower ninth ward. there was a st. mary's church around roman street. around roman street. we could attend that church, but we normally, by tradition, had to stand in the back of the church, behind the benches. sometimes the priest would not serve you communion until the whites were served. my late friend, thomas brown jr., popped me on the back of the head after mass. to avoid that, we went to black catholic churches which were our true parish churches. it is just outside the french quarter. we would go there. those were black catholic churches. mostly run by priests and nuns. mostly run by priests and nuns. >> did you ever ask any priest priest or confront anybody in that church as to why you had to stand in the back and why you had to take communion after the whites? >> yes, i did. they said i had to learn obedience. i did not need to learn that kind of obedience. understandably, a lot of blacks that grew up with me who were baptized catholic and grew up with me, left the catholic church. even people in my own family. i never did
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
a desperately important process. every single shipper who uses a road is affected by whether this is a fair system or not. that lie in your hands. and hours. i will keep at it. you will keep at it. i'm glad you were there. fairness is fairness and that is what makes america work. with that unique statement, i will adjourn the hearing. but you both very much. >> thank you. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] >> there will be a forum on terror hosted by the american enterprise is to it -- institute at live coverage will start of 11:00 a.m. on c-span. ♪ >> this week on "q &a" our guest is warren brown. >> warren brown, you have written about automobiles for 30 years for the washington post." first question, how involved is the u.s. government in determining what we drive in this country? >> very involved from the regulatory the boy. you have safety and emissions controls and that sort of thing. most of those things are determined in terms of the goal of reaching an emissions. , those things are determined
CSPAN
Sep 19, 2010 8:00pm EDT
stupid. us as long as you are stupid, it doesn't matter if he is a racist. that was a lesson that's up with me. that sums up the entire way my parents dealt with race in new orleans. they said it was no excuse. we do not care if somebody calls you the "n" word. if you do not know what you were doing or if you are behaving improperly or you are not trying your best. some people may call that foolish. i call it a blessing. it is how we we're our children as well. not to base your life on what somebody else thinks of you, but to base your life on what you think of yourself and what you want for yourself and what you're doing for other people. >> what did you do differently after your father said you were stupid? bucks i never came home and told him that someone was a racist. if i had a complaint, i made sure that i have researched the complaint early before bringing it to him third. it was the best defense was to know what you were talking about before you started talking about it in his house. i study, that is what i did. i stopped worrying about what i thought the priest thought of m
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